Bishop's visit gave church its start

Feb 11, 2016
This year is the 155th anniversary of the Episcopal Church in Lake City even though the actual church had not been built yet. I’m hoping to share our history with the communities in Wabasha County and if someone can remember people named, please contact me with more information about those who were...
Photo by Dave Ender

A Winter Wonder: Winterfest 2016

Feb 11, 2016
Lake City's annual Winterfest got off to a spectacular start with a fireworks show over Lake Pepin Feb. 5. Hundreds shopped, dined, underwent hypnosis, competed and more over the course of the two-day festival.

Rich and Lois Meincke married 70 years

Feb 11, 2016
Lois and Richard Meincke celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their family in Arizona, where they used to spend the winters. They celebrated their 60th anniversary with a big party on their Mount Pleasant Township farm. This time around they decided on a quieter celebration. On Saturday...

Lincoln High math league team finished third in fifth and final meet of 2016

Feb 10, 2016
The Lincoln High School Math League Team finished their season this past week taking third place at meet five. The math league team competed against other area teams in five meets throughout the year.  The team increased their scores throughout the season. Olivia Renelt was the top individual...

Aktion Club honored for Five for Food support

Feb 10, 2016
Greater Lake City Community Foundation chairman Jim Schreck (far left) presents a certificate of appreciation to officers fo the Lake City Aktion Club for their participation in the Five for Food campaign supporting the Lake City Food Shelf. This is the second year the club has donated $5 for each...

Lincoln High School crowns 2016 Sno Daze royalty

Feb 10, 2016
Lincoln High School’s annual Sno Daze celebration was Feb. 1 through 5. At a coronation Feb. 1 the students crowned Alexa Burkholder queen and Cole Lundell king of the event. Royalty candidates this year were (from left except where noted) Tanner Frank with Kasi Cronin, Thomas Huettl with Courtney...

Library speaker series continues Saturday, Feb. 13, with author Christopher Valen

Feb 10, 2016
A speaker series to commemorate the re-opening of the Lake City Public Library in its newly renovated home continues Saturday, Feb. 13 at 10:30 a.m. with an appearance by Christopher Valen, author of the John Santana series of mystery novels. Valen had an early interest in literature, particularly...

Rad Lorkovic Valentine show comes to Oak Center Feb. 13

Feb 10, 2016
Croatian multi-instrumentalist Radoslav Lorkovic will perform his take on the traditional American styles of folk, blues, jazz and zydeco at the Oak Center General Store’s Folk Forum Saturday, Feb. 13, beginning at 8 p.m.  Descended from renowned classical pianist Melita Lorkovic, the lifelong...

Banks wins Big Money game

Feb 10, 2016
Wally Banks of Lake City won $50,000 by playing the Big Money scratch off game. Banks claimed the prize on Jan. 28. VFW Post 8729 in Lake City sold the winning ticket.

Children's author to visit school

Feb 10, 2016
As part of “I Love to Read Month” activities, and as part of SELCO’s Winter Author Tour, the fifth and sixth grade students of Bluff View Elementary are getting a chance to meet and talk with Minnesota children’s book author Margi Preus Friday, Feb. 12.  Margi is a New York Times best-selling...


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